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Ellen Corby

Ellen Corby

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Also Known As: Died: April 14, 1999
Born: June 3, 1911 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Racine, Wisconsin, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1933:
Worked as script girl in motion pictures
1941:
Co-wrote screenplay, "Twilight on the Trail"
1945:
Made screen acting debut with RKO's "Cornered"
1948:
Played Aunt Trina in "I Remember Mama"; earned Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actress
1954:
Made first TV appearance in "Meet McGraw"
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Had recurring role on "Trackdown"
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Played Martha the maid on "Please Don't Eat the Daisies" (NBC)
1971:
Made TV-movie debut, "A Tattered Web" (CBS)
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Played Grandma on the long-running CBS drama series "The Waltons"
1982:
Reprised role as Grandma Walton on three NBC reunion specials
1995:
Once again played Grandma Walton in "A Walton Wedding" (CBS)
1997:
Again played Grandma in "A Walton Easter"

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